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Deeper Alaska ferry cuts planned by state House panel

Deeper Alaska ferry cuts planned by state House panel

Alaska’s ferry system is facing even more service cuts. A House panel on Thursday yanked money from the marine highway budget that the governor had restored. And, it made additional cuts.
State considers B.C. mines as promoters plan visit

State considers B.C. mines as promoters plan visit

A new Walker-Mallott administration working group is addressing British Columbia's mining boom near its border with Alaska. But the group is not ready to take…

Update: Tlingit-Haida OKs same-sex marriages

Update: Tlingit-Haida OKs same-sex marriages

Southeast Alaska’s largest tribal organization has authorized its courts to perform same-sex marriages. …

Tongass transition plan may run short

Tongass transition plan may run short

A new forecast says current plans for logging younger Tongass trees will not provide enough wood to maintain the region’s timber industry. But a more…

Tongass transition back on the table

Tongass transition back on the table

A citizens’ panel continues wrestling with the future of Southeast Alaska’s national forest. The 15-member Tongass Advisory Committee resumes meeting Tuesday in Juneau.…

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Tongass chief ends 40-year Forest Service career

Tongass chief ends 40-year Forest Service career

The man at the top of the Tongass is leaving soon. Forrest Cole will retire this spring after…

Bill would boost Native-language immersion schools

Bill would boost Native-language immersion schools

New legislation will propose a system of encouraging and supporting Native language charter schools in Alaska.…

B.C. mine gets OK to test mill, tailings pond

B.C. mine gets OK to test mill, tailings pond

A new copper and gold mine in Southeast Alaska’s Stikine River watershed is a significant step closer to…

Mike Neussl returns as AMHS chief

Mike Neussl returns as AMHS chief

The Alaska Marine Highway System has a new boss. Mike Neussl began work Monday as the Department of…

Mine dam collapse report cites bad design

Mine dam collapse report cites bad design

A government investigation says poor design led to last summer’s catastrophic failure of British Columbia's Mount Polley Mine…

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